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contradictory evidence about the state of the military campaign in vietnam. >> john foster dulles had recently died in the super air powered in chantilly, virginia was being built. the president announced he would be named dulles airport. for a while, when kennedy took over, he didn't want to name it after a crusty old warrior. there is pushback and paella decision was made to name it after dulles. you can still see the film clip of kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower thayer, allen dulles player. he pulls back a curtain and behind the curtain is this giant box of john foster dulles. it stands in the middle of this airport. so i went to see if i was writing this book and i couldn't find it. i started asking security guards, where's the big bust of dulles? nobody had heard of it. finally, thanks to the washington airport authority, i was able to discover that the bus had been taken away from its place in the middle of the airport and it's now in a closed conference room opposite baggage claim number three. and i find this a wonderful metaphor for how the dulles brothers, who at one time,
book, titled "the brothers: john foster dulles, allen dulles, and their secret world war." >> stephen kinzer, in your book, you tell a story up front about dulles airport in washington and the statue and the naming. what is that? >> john foster dulles had recently died when that super
download a free app for your smart phone or listen online. at c-span radio.org. >> john foster dulles had recently died when that super airport out in chantilly, virginia was being rebuilt. president eisenhower immediately made announced at the airport would be called the dulles airport. there was pushed back from others and finally the decision was made to name it after dulles. you can still see the film clip of kennedy opening the airport with eisenhower there and allen dulles there and he pulled back a curtain and behind the curtain is his giant bust of john foster dulles. that bust stands in the middle of this big airport. so in to see it while i was writing this book. i couldn't find it. i started asking the security guards, where is a big bust of dollars. nobody even heard of it. there is a long process and finally, thanks to the washington airports authority, i was able to discover that the bust had been taken away from its place. it is now in a closed conference room opposite baggage claim number three. i find this a wonderful metaphor for how the dulles brothers, who at one time
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